The Refugee Crisis & Why America is Different: Part I

As someone interested in immigration from a conservative, American perspective, the recent migration crisis in Europe is of major fascination to me. For starters the genuine human tragedy is palpable. Even the most stringent of nativists must be moved by the images of humanity dying en mass in the Mediterranean Sea. Furthermore even the most… Read More The Refugee Crisis & Why America is Different: Part I

Thoughts on Hispanic Identity: Are We Becoming White?

Thanks to El Donald, about whose witless buffoonery I wrote about here, immigration is back at the forefront of American politics and the minds of our chattering classes. While his comments were simian, boorish and coarse, they were helpful in a way. They removed any pretense of talking about “just” illegal immigrants or “just” criminals.… Read More Thoughts on Hispanic Identity: Are We Becoming White?